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What is the Evergreen Project? An interview with Wolfgang Rosenauer

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e-tote-kala.blogspot: Having a distribution that gives you a two year support for ALL editions is another fascinating aspect of the openSUSE distribution. Being in a community that allows you to say that you think that this is not enough and that you want to do something with it is another one. Wolfgang Rosenauer believed that something like that would be useful to users and gave birth to Project Evergreen.

What's Up with openSuSE?

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zdnet.co.uk: What I am writing about here concerns their next release, which is currently at Milestone 5. I understand quite well what pre-release software is, and the uncertainty and instability it can be subject to. What I am trying to do is bring some attention to something I have noticed.

First experiences with the OpenSUSE Build Service

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blixtra.org/blog: As part of my Openismus training, I was recently tasked with packaging a Qt application using the OpenSUSE Build Service (OBS). Here I’ll try to note my first impressions as well as offer some solutions to problems I encountered.

The openSUSE column #96 with Jos Poortvliet

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linuxuser.co.uk: openSUSE community manager, Jos Poortvliet, talks about the latest in openSUSE projects and developments since the successful openSUSE Conference last October…

Interesting Twist in the openSUSE Board Elections

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  • Interesting Twist in the openSUSE Board Elections
  • Novell Files Definitive Proxy Statement: Someone May Be Interested in the Patents and "Maybe More"
  • OBS Books Project

EC Couldn’t Care Less About the Novell Patent Deal

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  • EC Couldn’t Care Less About the Novell Patent Deal
  • EU competition chief has no concerns over Novell patent deal

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 158 is out

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openSUSE Board Forced to Terminate Membership

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ostatic.com/blog: Today Pascal Bleser, openSUSE packager and Board member, posted a message to the openSUSE Project mailing list announcing the decision of the openSUSE Board to "revoke an individual's membership as well as his access to the openSUSE infrastructure."

Also:

  • Why I am not running for the openSUSE Board
  • openSUSE 11.1 has reached end of Novell support
  • openSUSE Seeks Two New Board Members

Novell: Community Wants OpenSUSE Foundation

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eweekeurope.co.uk: The openSUSE Linux version is going to a foundation because users demanded it, says Novell’s community manager Jos Poortvliet.

Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 11.3

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Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more. This tutorial shows how you can install Cherokee on an OpenSUSE 11.3 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Microsoft-led CPTN bid for Novell FLOSS patents is on/off/on

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blogs.computerworld.com: CPTN Holdings' plan to purchase the Novell open source patent portfolio has been withdrawn. At least, that's what some breathless reporting would have you believe.

Novell patent pool filing by Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, EMC withdrawn

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appleinsider.com: A plan created by Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, and EMC to create a consortium to acquire hundreds of Novell patents has been withdrawn after complaints from open source advocates, leaving the fate of the nearly half billion dollars' worth of patents uncertain.

Evergreen brings 11.1 back from the dead

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omgsuse.com: In mid-October we wrote about openSUSE 11.1 being put out to pasture and the openSUSE team's decision to rapidly end-of-life the release. In the world of open source, what does "end of life" actually mean for users?

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 157 is out

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Rolling release is the way forward, join the openSUSE roller coaster

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linuxtweaking.blogspot: Linux in general is under constant development, always improving and moving forward with pace.This is great overall for the world of Linux but for its users there is a slight problem.

Review of openSUSE Trademark Guidelines

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  • Review of openSUSE Trademark Guidelines
  • Putting our Accessibility Heads Together
  • New OpenSUSE Foundation will still be dominated by Novell

Novell: Will Some Executives Exit March 9?

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thevarguy.com: Let’s assume Attachmate finalizes the Novell acquisition on March 9, 2011. According to an SEC filing, Certain Novell executives could earn $1.38 million to $6.85 million in lump sum cash payments if their positions are terminated on that date. So which Novell executives are staying and which ones may leave?

Also: Attachmate and the SUSE Linux Project: What's Next?

Virtualization With KVM On An OpenSUSE 11.3 Server

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This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on an OpenSUSE 11.3 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.

New SEC Filing Reveals Attachmate-Novell Next Moves

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thevarguy.com: How does Attachmate plan to manage Novell’s products and channel partner strategy? An SEC Filing dated January 3, 2011 provides some new clues.

openSUSE finished 2010 big

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opensuse.org: October, the openSUSE community has been extremely active. New projects announced there have had progress, others have emerged.

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